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. president obama will not meet with president putin in moscow. what the white house is telling us about the reasons behind this move. >>> we wanted him to be here for the race. that was unfortunate. >> what team artemis is doing today after a very emotional yacht race on the bay. ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ >>> plenty of low clouds in place. there will be a little bit of sunshine later. temperatures will continue to kind of cool down a little bit. look for 60s, even 70s well inland. >>> welcome back. people living in the south bay, if you have complained that the drinking water smells bad, well you have nothing to worry about. according to the california water service company. cal water blames the supplier of the water, santa clara water district. they say t
, this maybe the first, coming up of the message of mi obama's, michelle obama. >>> michelle obama making an appearance in this hip hop video. she did not sing but she does speak of her anti-childhood of obesity campaign. the song everybody will be released next month to encourage healthy eating by minority children. >>> the students showed up this mercedes, right now there is about 60 of these cars in california. they're hoping to convince people to sign a petition to demonstrate an interest of buying the hydrogen car. >>> we are learning more of the 16 ocean county new jersey workers who are sharing of the million dollars powerball jackpot. >> relatives and co-workers here as a group themselves ocean 16 cl price today. >> the 16 winners is getting $3. 8 million. thank you for making ktvu your r news, i am gasia mikaelian. tonight it is being called the most dangerous building on the bay area's campus, the structure and the plant to blow it up. keep in mind tmz is up next here on tv 36. [captioning made possible by warner bros. domestic television distribution] >> today on "tmz" -- >> on
.s. forces are now ready to act on any order by president obama to strike syria. the u.s. navy has four destroyers in the eastern mediterranean sea within range of the targets inside syria. the u.s. also has a more planes in the region. meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry says there is a undeniable evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attacking syria. with intelligence strongly pointing to bashar assad's regimen. kerry says this international norm cannot be violated without consequences. >> we will be following the latest of this escalation. >> the man acquitted of second-degree murder charges in the shooting at delta 17 year-old treyvon martin is seeking legal fees from the state of florida. george is a woman's attorney has said that he plans to ax the state to cover release $200,000 of his legal expenses. attorney mark omara says that because zimmerman was acquitted, state law requires florida to pay all of his legal costs. >> new this morning, students says sandy hook elementary school in newtown, conn. head back to school today. in december 201220 year-old adam lanza shot
in sonora, robert honda, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama has spoken to governor brown about the response to the rim fire. the president called him yesterday and the white house gave an overview of the call, saying the president expressed his gratitude for the brave men and women working tirelessly to combat this fire. and the president provided his equipment to needed resources to support the ongoing state and local response. san francisco water authorities are filling water reserves as the fire goes closer to the hetch hetchy reservoir. officials say they currently have a reserve water supply that will last for the next several months. >>> san jose's family camp at yosemite is ending the season more than a month early because of the wildfire. also currently, no running water at the camp. more than 100 people were evacuated from that city run camp last monday. it was originally ended to schedule its season in the beginning of october. coming up, we'll talk with families who have made coming to the sight a yearly tradition, and they will us how they plan to honor that fire ra
to be mid gated. dealt with and we want to make sure that the forest is replanted. >> president obama called governor brown on sunday offering federal help of the more than 3600 firefighters so far only 2 have received minor injuries. this is abc 7 news. >> this is what remains of the berkeley family camp. the campground buildings reduced to ashessa#m÷ yesterday when flames over ran the site. it has been a vacation spot for berkeley residents for 91 years. look at what it looked like just days ago on the 11. on the right see the devastation caused by the fire. berkeley officials are assessing the damage they say 2 words too early to think about rebuildin rebuilding. we receive pictures from people who visit enjoying the camp over the years. if this was taken three 3 summers ago if you have picture or stories from previous trip to the camp send them to us at kg o dash tv.com. >> concern growing tonight that the rim fire could affectír san francisco about power supply. assessment team from san francisco public utility commission is heading to the reservoir to see if flames hav
of the future and hope from the nation's first black president, president obama. >> 50 years ago today, they poured into washington, by the bus loads, a march of tens of thousands, black and white, to the monument of the president would freed the slaves. their signs and voices demanding racial equality. today a celebration of progress at the lincoln memorial and a call to action on new challenges, three american presidents: jimmy carter, bill clinton and barack obama speak from the same steps where dr. martin luther king jr. delivered the historic speech. organizers expect thousands to turnout to show that dr. king's dream still lives on. a day will begin with prayer at the shiloh baptist church. >> we were behind where dr. king's shoulder is, we were close enough to be able to hear all the speeches. >> lynn was just 16 when she attended the 1963 march on washington, dc, and hopes today's speeches inspire younger generations to keep fighting for justice. >> what is disturbing is to see that even with the black president we still have a long way to go. >> congressman john lewis a young
obama is canceling plans to meet with russian president putin in moscow next month in retribution for russia's decision to grant temporary asylum to national security age leaker edward snowden. the white house says president obama still will attend the group of 20 economic summit in st. peterburg, shalala, -- russia, but has no plan to meet with putin. >> the home the scene of a heinous crime came crashing down in a few seconds. we will show you. >> a look outside from our camera, you can see the embarcadero center and the gray clouds. you cannot see quite >> you can see the embarcadero center. you can see the to which the building. the marine layer moved up to 2,500' so visibility is better. the extra 500' has more moisture. so we have drizzle for the commute. temperatures today from four degrees cooler in san francisco to six degrees in oakland and eight in san jose and napa and redwood city and live more, ten to 11 degrees cooler-than-average. storms are moving away from us and more storms are possible. a last lightning and thunder we will track tomorrow. high fire danger there
president obama will award the medal of honor to a soldier who grew up in the bay area. staff sergeant ty carter was serving in afghanistan in 2009 when the army said he went above the call of duty to retrieve supplies for fellow soldiers while his company was under attack by more than 200 taliban fighters. he's from antioch. sergeant carter will be the fifth living recipient to be awarded the medal of honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. meteorologist lisa argen here now with a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> well, we have extra clouds and less wind this morning. it allows for a mild start. in fact, the clouds are burning back already. san francisco in the 60s. we will look for a nice, mild afternoon here. the heat, well, it hasn't been too hot inland. we will talk about a little bit of warmth coming your way for the week ahead. that's next. >> thank you, lisa. also next, new developments surrounding last week's alleged chemical attack in syria. what the white house is saying this morning. and emrats new zealand now just a win away from advance to go the america's cup final.
. >>> it's a rare honor bestowed on the bravest service members. today president obama will award the medal of honor to a soldier who grew up in the bay area. staff sergeant ty carter was serving in afghanistan in 2009 when the army said he went above the call of duty to retrieve supplies for fellow soldiers while his company was under attack by more than 200 taliban fighters. sergeant carter will be the fifth living recipient to be awarded the medal of honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. lisa argen is here now with a talk about the end of the month and how it's all shaping up. >> we are looking at a lot of cloud cover in san francisco, north of the bay, as well, the exploratorium. we are starting off much milder but that doesn't necessarily mean we will end up warmer today. i will explain and let you know how the rest of august is shaping up. >> also ahead, growing tensions in syria. how the united states could soon get involved. and emirates new zealand is now just a win away from advance to go the america's cup final against team oracle usa. what stopped the kiwis >> knew this morn
after her award ceremony at 3:00 this afternoon. >> president obama's travel detail got a new addition this weekend. a marine corps m-v 22 osprey made its presidential debut saturday as president obama martha's vineyard vacation. the aircraft which can take off vertically like a helicopter, but fly like an airplane. it shuttled white house staff, media and secret service members from coast guard air station cape cod. the marines say the ospreys are twice as fast and can travel six times farther than other helicopters. >> the time is 7:27 a.m.. here is a live look from san jose. we will be right back. whatwh makesakour oumilymimilei backflipfls and anrtwhrtls.ls whatwh mlove, wa, rmth.thimilei here, retry thy . backflipfls and .mmmmmmok!oks whatwh mloveching!g!th.thimilei lotslo of dif erenert stesstoinmmmm!!.ss breakfaskft i'm vem ry imp issedss honey buy nches he oat o this is ia greagrcerece!! i hei ar you yruncrung.ng [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to g
appear closer to taking military action against syria. president obama talked with british prime minister david cameron on the phone about their options. both leaders expressed grave concern about the use of nerve gas last wednesday by the syrian government. in an attempt to gain international support the regime is accusing the rebels of using chemical weapons on soldiers. the government released video of what it calls is a rebel hideout loaded with explosives, gas masks and plastic jugs used to build bombs. chuck hagel discussed the crisis. he refused to discuss what military action president obama might take. but he did outline the factors that could determine the type of response. >> the facts, what our intelligence assessment produces, law, legal issues, international support. >> hagel will spend eight days in asia with stops in indonesia and the philippines. a new reuters poll shows almost 60% of americans do not want to get involved in syrias war. of those that do, 12% support air strikes. 1 1% supported enforcing a no fly zone. , 9% support funding a multinational innovation and 4%
to raise awareness about recent changes in health care, often referred to as obama care. the event runs from ten this morning until two at the ymca. >>> delta is issuing a warning about the impact obama care will have on its company. they claim that the law will contribute to $100 million increase in health care cost. the biggest parts will go into effect at the beginning of 2014. one of the more costly items in the fee of $63 a participant. >> the teens accused of killing a australian student won't face hate crime charges. there is no evidence to support race was the motive in the murder. three teens have been charged in the death. authorities say they shot the 23-year-old while he was out jogging. police say one of the teens told officers they decided to kill someone because they were bored. there is speculation that the killing may have been part of a gang ritual. >>> residents in spokane washington are coming together after a world war ii veteran was beaten to death by two teens. last night a few thousand gathered to pay respects to the 88-year-old delbert belton. he was robbed and
. for "cbs this morning,," i'm charlie d'agata in cairo. >> in response to the violence, president obama dance ecanceled month's joint military exercise. >> the united states strongly condemns the steps taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity. including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial law which denies those rights to citizens under the principle that security trumps individual freedom or that might makes right. >> our clarissa ward is with us. she just returned from egypt where she spent nearly two months covering the political crisis. extraordinary to see the president yesterday make those comments. today is a day of rage in egypt. what's your big concern? >> well, obviously, the big concern is how can you pull back from the brink now? egypt was always a scene of security. egyptians were really bonded and united together by the spirit of togetherness. and now we're seeing that threatened. the very social fabric of this country is being torn apart
while they were attending a separate demonstration in oakland. >>> president obama paid tribute to workers in his weekly address. >> we'll come together as a nation to honor some of our own. the working men and women of america who across the generations built this country up and helped make us who we are today. >> the president said labor day is a reminder that many americans have seen their wages stagnate while corporate profits soar. they want to end poverty and it's the highest priority. >>> now, rosemary is saying these a slight chance of rain coming into the bay area today. >> i'd love to take it out. it's a nuisance. it's a slim chance so why are we talking about it? it's a holiday weekend and a lot of people have plans outdoor. i don't want you to get caught off guard. i'm giving you a look outside our doors right now. we'll get to the rain chance in a moment. let's talk about what's happening outside your days. it's a beautiful start to the day. we have low clouds, inside the bay, here at oakland we're starting out mostly cloudy. it is a clear start for many in the morn
't know if he'll be taking them. and president barack obama has scheduled a press conference for this afternoon. live in washington, kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. former nsa contractor edward snowden may be living in a luxury townhouse in a gated community outside moscow. according to a russian newspaper, snowden could be staying in this high security development. it's surrounded by thick walls and bashed wire. reportedly the development has a golf course and a yacht club. the russian government has not said publicly where snowden is living after granting him asylum for one year. >>> and former secretary of state condoleezza rice says she supports president obama's decision to cancel a meeting with russian president sad mere put -- vladimir putin last month after what she called russia's slap in the face to u.s. when they gave asylum to snowden. rice is an expert on russia and is a political science professor at stanford university. >>> a man accused of a deadly shooting rampage is a former member of an all male dance team for the dallas mavericks. he is accuse
it will address racial disparities in prisons. something president obama zimmerman verdict. >> birds and obamas speaking >> president obama speaking :"the african-american knowledgeable that there is a history of racial disparities in the application of our criminal laws -- everything from the of our drug laws." in washington, im shannon travis. holder says the prison population has grown 800 percent since 1980. and that federal prisons are 40 percent above capacity. clinton's appearance in san francisco puts her squarely on center stage. but it's not clear yet whether she'll run for president in 20-16. our political analyst michael yaki is here to talk about that.. and michael.she's in friendly territory.? >> hillary clinton is in san francisco because the city of san francisco loves her perry states michael joaquin. >> with michael yaki. -- at-yaki blog. >> 90 degrees today in antioch. >> 80 degrees today in santa rosa and napa appeared >> 85 today in redwood city. a line >> of thought has come back into downtown san francisco right now. >> the fog has returned to dallas out san francisco rig
. white house officials say president obama is willing to act on his own but he faces some challenges when it comes to getting input from congress. and john kerry will talk to reporters today. i'm working on all of that for you at 8:15. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new leaked documents from edward snowden reveal details of the cia's black budget. the washington post published details of the cia's budget it says came from snowden. the black budget is the secret portion of the federal budget that contains funding on intelligence funding and gathering. the budget also shows how the cia has been transformed into a pair of military force with control for an increasingly large fleet of drones. the top u.s. official says he will release figures every year on how many court orders are issued and how many people are targeted because of them. the director says this is part of president obama 'call for more transparency to convince americans they are not being spied on. it follows evolutions after the leaks by edward snowden. >>> a new study shows a majority of scientists are getting less
the winter olympics. >>> president obama says edward snowden is not a patriot for revealing government spying programs. coming up on "this week" george stephanopoulos speaks with snowden's father about his son's asylum in russia and what it means for u.s.-russian relations. you can watch "this week" here on abc7 at 8:00. >>> for many bay area students, back-to-school time is a little more than a week away, and to make sure some low-income kids have what they need, a program in san francisco handed out several of backpacks yesterday. each was stuffed with school supplies, courtesy of local groups and businesses. the public defender's office started the program back in 2006 to help disadvantaged students. >>> the world series dreams of the belmont redwood shores little leaguers ended last night with a loss in the western regional championship game in southern california. but there are plenty of fans waiting to welcome the all stars back home as heroes. those that were not able to make it to san bernardino gathered at the high school in belmont last night to often watch the game on our sister ne
of the white house in 2016. >> another set back for president obama's healthcare law. the administration delayed a mandate that protects consumers by limiting how much they have to spend on their own healthcare. kyla campbell reports, this latest news will fuel republicans fighting obamacare. >> many republicans will look at this as another discredit to the president's healthcare law. the new york times reports the obama administration delayed out of pocket costs until january 2015. some ensurers can set higher limits or no limits at all during 2014. cap what people pay for deductibles or co-payments. supposed to be $6300 for an individual and 12,700 for a family. the new york times says this delay has been outlined on a government web site since february but went unnoticed because of the legal language. a senior administration official said health plan sponsors need this delay to update computer systems to track out of pocket costs. this is the second mandate. what this means for some patients next year when i see you next hour. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> time is 5:15. jet blue offering s
their lives off a bridge and others dodged bullets in front of the four seasons hotel. president obama has asked egypt to lift the state of emergency declared earlier this week. >>> the eastern span of the golden gate bridge will open over labor day weekend. but what happens with the old one? we have more on the tear-down. >> they say we are a disposing society, easy come, easy go, new by gets old but when it comes to bridges we are still sentimental, apparently. >> i knew it was going away and we are thinking we are going to miss the old bridge. it's roughly a week and a half until the eastern span of the bay bridge becomes obsolete and abandoned, at least by cars. if you assume demolition would be easy, here comes andrew gordon to ward us off. >> it will be very complicated. >> millions of parts to join. a structure 8 1/4 miles long. >> it cost $77 million to bridge. seven decades later the eastern span alone will cost almost $300 million to bring down. the deconstruction, if you want to call it that, will take place in three different sections simultaneously by three different contracto
anniversary of the march on washington. the trio join president obama and former presidents bill clinton and majority at the tribute at the lincoln memorial. the "let freedom ring" remembers dr. martin luther king jr. "i have a dream" speech and musicians are scheduled to perform, as well. >> attorneys for george zimmerman will ask the state of florida to cover some of the $300,000 in george zimmerman legal expenses. he told a newspaper yesterday that the law requires the state to pay legal costs because george zimmermans with acquitted. after a five-week trial he was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> happening today on the peninsula the palo alto parks and recreation commission will consider an ordinance to make it illegal to feed wildlife and ferrell animals. our media partner reports places like the duck pond and palo alto nature preserve are off limits. officials say feeding wild live does more harm than good causing health problems, overcrowding, and impacting water quality. asan francisco public library is cracking down on bathroom con
people. president obama promises accountability but no decision has been made on how to respond. >> he takes the requirement to make these decisions very seriously. and he's carefully considering the circumstances before him. >> reporter: the united nations is wrapping up its investigation today and should reveal its results tomorrow. just yesterday britain voted against military action meaning the u.s. lost one of its top allies. but the military is poised to act. now five navy destroyers are off. former military leaders are worried though that the strain budget at the pentagon does not allow for action and they are worried about unintended consequences. i'm working on that story for you for 6:15. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the top u.s. intelligence officials says from now on he will release every year on how many top secret court orders are issued. the new policy is part of president obama's call for more transparency to convince americans that they are not being fie spied on. it follows revelations from documents leaked by former nsa the agency gathers
news reporter has the latest. >> from the white house, president obama is weighing the option notice response to a chemical weapons attack he said syria's government carried out last week. the president is speaking with his national security team while assuring americans that a strike against bashar al assad's government would not result in a long-term conflict. >> we are looking at the possibility of a narrow, limited act. we aren't considering any open-ended commitment. we aren't considering any boots-on-the-ground approach. >> he said the u.s. is eyeing a measured response in the form of air strikes on syria's capital. >> they will go after the unit that conducted the attack on the civilians. they know where they are and they will punish them with strikes, but they will also do something visually compelling. they will level probably a military of defense building. >> but it may be a tough sell to the u.s. public. one new poll reveals 50% of the americans oppose taking military action in syria. the u.s. would be acting without the help. one of its strongest allies. britain's parli
if and when they determine the validity of that threat. on to other news this morning president obama is getting a lot of criticism for his decision to leave the white house for a family vacation when so many issues are still unresolved in washington. it's conservatives who are leading that charge. >>: the budget and a sequester all top priority issues president obama tries to leave behind briefly on saturday as he heads to martha's vineyard for a nine day break from washington. >>: the president very much with for to be needed to spend two days with his family. >>: but as president the white house quickly remind us that those issues are never too far away. >>: wherever he is, he is president of the united states and he will be dedicating the portion of his day for being briefed and working on all the issues that are on the table in front of him for it that the converse is also out of town living behind its own list of unfinished business. the farm bill which covers everything from farming to food stamps. immigration reform which passed the senate is facing hurdles in the house. and m
morning of summer vacation at martha's vineyard. president obama and first lady michelle obama landed at cape cod massachusetts yesterday afternoon. while the president has no official public appearances this week, he will likely be seen taking in the sights and playing golf. the visit is upsetting residents because the secret service is banning cars from a public road near the first family's rental home. >>> as we told you yesterday, before heading to cape cod the president did speak at the national conference for disabled veterans in orlando florida. he told the group it's his mission to help vetturas cover from wounds of the war. >> diagnose and treat mental health conditions like tbi and ptsd and to get it done we're moving ahead with more than $100 million in new research. >> the president added that the veterans administration is processing disability claims much faster now. he says claims in waiting fell 20% from a 600,000 case backlog just a few months ago. >>> business tycoon donald trump predicts hillary clinton will be the democratic presidential nominee in the year 2016. i
. he says that sometimes he washes the dishes and sometimes michelle obama washes the dishes. and he said " i told to ". now i'm going to have to show you and this is all i have to indeed show protection for americans. >> marty: another part of the conference was the non- relations between the united states and russia. >> studio guest: correct. i think that is a new cash flow. basically he described latimer put --described putin.. a child in the the back of the class pupping. he is still, angry and he believes that the--pouting.. still, that the russians had perhaps something to do with swoden... when he ever left hong kong. russia granted him asylum before he left china. and the president however, cancels' moscow and instead it goes to sweden. he says that they are great allies and that they work together. what that means is that julianne assange who is hiding out in the ecuador embassy you are going to go to sweden. maybe... >> marty: you mentioned that hillary clinton is going to be in san francisco tomorrow to get an award. do you think the issue's going to run? >> grant:. she is
. 11. >> maybe the 40th time is the charm for a vote to repeal president obama's health care law. house republicans are scheduled to vote today on a bill that would prevent the internal revenue service from enforcing or implementing any part of the law they call "obamacare." such measures have died in the democratic-controlled senate. next year, the irs will begin enforcing the requirement that most individuals have health insurance, collecting fines from people who don't. >> a quick break. here is a live look at san jose. the traffic is pretty light here. this is 1 01 north. it will warm-up. it is a cool start in san jose is 56 but will get to a high of 86. >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. we continue to track a hot spot for a ride on interstate 80. this is an issue are coming down the east shore freeway. you will hit really slow traffic. this is as you work your way past the albany exit. there may also be a separate incident. we are still looking at delays for the bay bridge but they may disappear. there was a stall and then accident. the metering lights were set and i you
harassment. he is now on a two-week treatment program and has no plans to resign. >>> president obama back in d.c. this morning following his first visit to camp pendleton. the president spoke to thousands in southern california and praised the 9/11 generation for their work in afghanistan and iraq. marines, sailors and their families say the president's speech reassured them the years of repeat deployments are finally ending. >>> fruit flies have the potential to destroy california's agriculture industry. an entomologist from uc-davis is making that warning and urging the state to do something about it. in a new study, james carey says fruit flies are permanently established in our state and they are spreading. he says even though there are not too many of these crop killers, the state needs to change its strategy to control the population. state agriculture leaders disagree and say their eradication efforts are effective. >>> the clarity of lake tahoe has improved for the second year in a row but scientists say rising surface temperatures and dwindling snow levels are taking a toll on th
not be able to. the obama administration supports the parents in a brief in the court. two lower courts ruled only licensed professionals can administer the shots. >> orchard supply hardware has a new owner, it is official. >> trading is underway on wall street and the dow is down 31 points and we will go to skein king from the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, music fans shell out hundreds to see their favorite bands and they cannot get inside t >> covering walnut creek, burlingame, calculate belt, and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 6:44. the golden gate bridge shows traffic moving fine but we have low clouds. our meteorologist says they will be clearing much more quickly today with the temperatures coming up. san jose an elderly man considered at risk is found safe. the 91-year-old was found near a shopping center this morning. he was reported missing yesterday. they were worried because he has alzheimer's disease and is disoriented but the man has been found, safe. >> asiana will give $10,000 to every survivor on board a flight that crashed at sfo last month.
morning. ready to strike. decision time at the white house. president obama weighing u.s. military options in syria. could airstrikes come within days? nbc's ann curry and richard engel are in the region with live reports. >>> developing story. that raging wild fire near yosemite now posing a new threaten dang gerg san francisco's water and power supplies. >>> and state of emergency. that's what hollywood is under according to the mayor of los angeles as more movie and television shows abandon california. what he wants to do to end that trend today, tuesday, august 27th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to "today" at 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer and this is al roker and tamron hall. something like 90,000 jobs could be lost. billions of dollars. >> it's a huge deal because for some it is the price of doing business in hollywood has become expensive. we'll have more on that story in a few moments. we'll have more to get to, includin
half-hour, president obama said he has not decided what action to take against syria in response to the u.s. conclusion that it has used chemical weapons. >> we cannot accept a world where women and children and innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. this kind of attack threatens our national security interests by violating well-established international norms against the use of chemical weapons, by further threatening friends and allies of ours in the region like israel and turkey and jordan, and it increases the risk that chemical weapons will be used in the future and fall into the hands of terrorists who might use them against us. >> earlier, secretary of state, john kerry told the nation, the united states knows the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people and will take action. kerry said the chemical attack killed at least 1,439 people. 426 of them children. he said it's important that the united states and other nations respond. >> it malters because a lot of other countries whose policies challenge these international norms are watching. they
seasons hotel. president obama has asked egypt to lift the state of emergency declared earlier this week. >> we know the new eastern span of the bay bridge will open over labor day weekend. but what happens to the old one? wayne freedman has more on the tear-down. >> they say we are a disposing society, easy come, easy go, newbie gets old but when it comes to bridges we are still sentimental, apparently. >> i knew it was going away and we are thinking we are going to miss the old bridge. it's roughly a week and a half until the eastern span of the bay bridge becomes obsolete and abandoned, at least by cars. if you assume demolition would be easy, here comes andrew gordon to ward us off. >> it will be very complicated. >> millions of parts to join. a structure 8 1/4 miles long. >> it cost $77 million to bridge. that was in the seven inflationary decades later the eastern span alone will cost almost $300 million to bring down. the deconstruction, if you want to call it that, will take place in three different sections simultaneously by three different contractors working from the top right
christians for helping to overthrow morsi's government. >>> president obama is enjoying his last few hours of vacation. he spent five hours on the links as he drove around in his own golf cart. larry david, the star of the tv show curb your enthusiasm. and the owner of the celtics. they ate a a harbor restaurants and they will fly back to washington tonight. >>> they will recall the mayor and it is underway. organizers collected significant for a recall petition this morning. they are planning to march and rally this afternoon. 16 women have accused him of harassment that relates to groping and unwanted advances. they have called on him to resign and he is refusing to step down. >>> they are examining the abouts ways to keep buildings standing when a major earthquake hits. from uc san diego, they used a table to determine if seismic retrofitting protects building. when they with stood the earthquake, the retro he fitting was removed and the building quickly collapsed. >> the main aspect of design is life safety and eninsuring it doesn't collapse. >> research ares say they tested different
a rare honor, president obama today will award the medal of honor to staff sergeant from antioch. the army says he was serving in afghanistan in 2009 with the 4th infantry division when he went way above the call of duty and retrieved supplies if fellow soldiers while the understand was under attack by 200 taliban fighters and the sergeant is the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor for anxiouses in iraq or in afghanistan. >> now, mike nicco. >> good morning, everyone, thought we would start with the temperatures on the peninsula, it is homogenized. foster city is 62 and redwood city is 63 and palo alto is the warm spot at 64 degrees. everyone is in the low-to-mid 60's but santa rosa and novato and antioch at 59. we have live more and san jose at 64 and mountain view the warmer spots and san francisco is 60's and oakland and hayward and concord at 62. here is the day planner, we have minor drizzle, not a big deal, but it is out there. minor drizzle through 7:00, and temperatures are not moving at all. by 90 clouds back to the coast and 62. 66 around the bay and 74 inland. b
on him? >> look at that cage. can you reach that raccoon in their? >> a child now obama beforbarnux predator would have semi truck now. >>him in my truck right now. >> good morning. we are focusing on monday forecast. you can expect areas of drizzle as we start out the morning. sun will come off by the time we start lunch time. upper 60s will be for the bay shore. i will talk about the forecast coming up. >> here's a candidate we can all get behind. his priorities include cartoons, animal crackers and more frequent nap times. and at four years old, this precocious politician is already celebrating his *second term in office! rachel slavik takes us to campaign headquarters for america's *cutest mayor. >> i am campaigning right now. >> are you put it on sunscreen? >> yes. >> he is leaving nothing to chance. he was at the end wall stump. >> you can have it, you can keep it. >> his political platform is pretty amazing. >> as long as he has this chocolate ice cream i think he is okay. >> we decided an hour ago that he was running for mare. >> still, it is not a guaranteed victory. the
does go into it. >> i receive some nasty calls last night. they stated something about michelle obama new rap video for children. and >> there is all types of things about the children stay in shape. all i know is that a fall was a guy without a job, let's have stevie wonder sang at the white hels. less under the giants, less, this team. >> i do like the michelle obama of video because she is trying to get children active. i am always looking for ways to improve my work out. everybody wants a shortcut. >> if you know when you see the football players putting the gatorade in their mouth. i was always wondering why athletes to do that. it is actually better for them to a swiss in their mouth. and that somehow signals that your brain and it knows and it will react a certain way. i am going to try this. >> do you want to really know the truth.? >> no. >> it signals york brand you have card switching in your mouth. if this is for 5 to 10 seconds. your brain is what will control and you will get a better workout and a little bit of a boost. >> i think i am going to have to do the old way. i
of those who would qualify for insurance coverage or tax breaks under president obama's health care reforms, don't know they could possibly be covered. the survey questioned 12- hundred low income, uninsured voters who would qualify for coverage. it found many voters remain confused by the health overhaul. and slightly more than half either didn't know it or believed that they were not eligible. the confusion was broader for voters currently not covered by an employer or government program but who would qualify for tax credits when buying coverage. >> a quick break as the kron 4 morning news continues. we are watching traffic heavy in both directions. a complete update on weather, traffic, coming up right after the break. . it's great having at&t u-verse high speed internet. walter likes to download fix-it videos... and watch "boardwalk empire." it helps sam with his math... [ beeping ] ...and online gaming. and suze loves her smartphone for "social" studies... like video-chatting with sara. hi, ms. kelly. hi, sara. [ male announcer ] call at&t now to get the fastest internet for the price
could lead to war with syria? president obama addressed that issue in an interview earlier this morning. >> that starts getting to core national interests that the united states has. both in terms of us making sure that weapons of mass destruction are not proliferating, as well as needing to protect our allies, our bases in the region. this is something that is going to require america's attention and hopefully the entire international community's attention. >> for the latest on the information in syria let's go to nbc's chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, in cairo with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tamron. the administration is weighing it's options trying to figure out what happened in syria and who was responsible before taking any action, let alone military action. the un secretary general says if it's proved that chemical weapons were used by any party it would be a crime against humanity and should result in serious consequences. meanwhile, russia which is an ally of the syrian regime has joined other nations in calling u.n. inspectors who are in dam
to the recent closures in the middle east. president obama will hold a news conference today where he is expected to address the growing tension with russia. chuck todd is at the white house with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. as you know it will be the first time we will hear from the president since the decision by the white house to snub vladimir putin in russia and not attend a summit there in moscow, and we will hear the president's explanation on that, and this is a press conference that should be all over the map, the end of the summer type of conference, if you will, and the president headed for vacation tomorrow for ten days in martha's vineyard, and you should expect questions all over the map, from health care to immigration, and it's a disappointing end of the summer for the president. three months ago he thought it would be a press conference where it would be a big success, signing an immigration reform bill, and that is not anywhere in sight, and he has the implementation of the health care, and it's a precarious position he is in as he hea
's the second soldier to receive the medal of honor. president obama recognized staff sergeant clint romoshay in federal budget. pentagon leaders don't usually send recipients back into harm's day. carter wants to continue his service in wounded warriors u flits. he wants had -- units. he wants to share his struggles he's endured. back to you. >>> and the marine corps will let women take part in training and when they finish the training, they won't finish for two years. but this opens up a defense decision this year to repeal the rules to women serving in combat roles. >>> our continuing coverage of the fires burning up and down the state. right now more than 8300 firefighters are battling nearly 400 square miles of wildfire. six wildfires burning over the weekend. as of fire that's burning near yosemite park is by far the largest. about 15 minutes ago, we learned that the rim fire has burned 149,000 acres. reporter dominic is in tuolumne city. and that's where the firefighters are focusing their efforts today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i guess you can start calling this the b
and president obama are speaking to a group of former service members injured in battle. he is addressing the disabled american veterans national convention in orlando, florida. this is a live picture from the hotel conference room. let's listen in for a little bit to the first lady. >> because we want to honor and serve you and your families to make sure that you and your families have the educational opportunities you need, the support you have earned, and the good jobs you deserve. and if there's one thing that i want all of you to know today is this, you will never have to get back up all on your own. >> the president is expected to discuss issues such as the backlog of disability claims, posttraumatic stress disorder and brain injuries suffered during battle. after the speech the president and first lady will head to cape cod for a week-long summer vacation with their daughters. >>> authorities still trying to identify a body that was found during a search for a missing woman from oakland. crews were looking for 50-year-old sandra coke yesterday afternoon when they found the body of
president was scheduled to meet up with president obama later this week >> janet in houston for us, thank you. now to a dramatic scene that played out just across the scene from us at 30 rock. a cab crashed into a crowded sidewalk and severely injured a tourist. a woman that owes her life to a group of good samaritans including one you'll recognize dr. oz. kristen is at the scene of the accident and has the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. i'm around the corner from where you are. a street we all walk on every day. busy at any time of the day. the cab came up here barrelling on to the sidewalk and hit a cyclist and british tourist. she was here. her body ended up here and the cab ended up all the way here and it was her very first day here in new york. >> reporter: it took only an instant to turn the crowded summer street corner into a gruesome scene. >> he either gunned it or meant to hit the brake and hit the accelerator, but that cab took off. there was at least one woman standing on the sidewalk that got smashed. >>> diane green, a young british woman was thrown
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